My Capsule Summer Wardrobe Will Be Made of These 9 Pieces

One of my favourite sayings is "Fail to prepare, prepare to fail." It might sound like a Scouts motto, but it's one that has served me well with regards to exams, interview prep, wedding planning and my wardrobe. In fact, what I tend to do is stockpile pieces for the season ahead; that way should the weather unexpectedly turn, I'm not left in the sartorial lurch. As such, anything I've bought since February is set to be a part of my summer wardrobe.

With May a mere few days away, it's clear many of the shops are already in summer mode. So it seems like an apt time to start planning your warm-weather capsule. To help you identify exactly what you need, I've whittled down nine key buys that come with influencer approval. From Brittany Bathgate's frock to Jessie Bush's take on cutoffs, keep scrolling to shop the best clothes summer 2019 has to offer…

Opening Image: @slipintostyle

This post was originally published at an earlier date and has since been updated.

Of course, no capsule would be complete without a pair of jeans, and it just so happens that we tried on the most in-demand pair on the high street